Philly just got a whole crop of new college students. They're packing the BSL, discovering South Street and adjusting to life on a city campus. We caught up with freshmen during their first week of class to ask them what they like so far about going to college in Philly.
The Eagles won in Washington Sunday, but this is Philly, so of course there's something people will be upset about. While the big concern should be about cornerback Ronald Darby dislocating his ankle early in the game, the city is much more focused on the head coach, and mostly how terrible they think he is. From the playcalling to the clock management to his general existence, Eagles fans really, really don't like Doug Pederson.
Speaking of the Eagles, team captain Malcolm Jenkins has spoken out in many ways about the need for criminal justice reform — including what became a photo-worthy moment in a preseason game. Now he has a new platform. Jenkins just began his weekly column for the Philadelphia Citizen, where he'll regularly tackle criminal and social justice reform issues. In the first installment, he writes about what motivated him to take action.
The summer 2017 concert scene was all about nostalgia, but fall is full of hot breakout artists (with plenty of mid-career legends, too). From Young M.A. and Post Malone to Lauryn Hill and Katy Perry, here's 39 hot shows coming through Philly from now through December. Snag your tix while you can.
The Chestnut Hill Conservancy is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an exhibition of historical photographs demonstrating the long and varied history of Wissahickon Valley Park. Beer, wine and some light refreshments will be served.
Where: Friends of the Wissahickon at 40 W. Evergreen Ave.
When: September 12, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
How much: Free
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Who wants half-price crickets? Center City has a huge new grocery store, and your first trip just got cheaper. There's a Groupon deal right now for $15 off $30 at the new Mom's Organic Market in Market East. Here's a peek inside the new store and why "organic" doesn't have to mean "ridiculously expensive."